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cain, lindsey graham, and joe lieberman. listen to this exchange on susan rice on whether the president nominates her she should be confirmed. >> on this one, we were going to prove that the three amigos cannot agree and still be amigos. i think the rest is up to the future and unfortunately i'll be watching it on tv. >> personally, don't think she would serve the country well in that capacity. >> i'm willing to give her the nomination process, but she's got a lot to prove. >> from a strictly partisan democratic political point of view, would it be wise for the president to pick this fight for two of those amigos and a whole bunch of other republicans? >> it's a great question, wolf. why would the president nominate susan rice if it's just going to make she's guys mad? but here are the facts. if the president has actually -- didn't nominate ambassador rice for that reason, we would essentially be giving in to a narrative. for that reason, giving in to a narrative which is just false. which is that somehow the administration withheld the information which they did not do. for john mccain
a satellite into orbit. the u.s. ambassador to the united states, susan rice, lays out the u.s.'s position. >> we are very much ready to engage with our colleagues on the council and we will be searching for a clear and credible response. >> let's discuss what the next steps should be. joseph is a member of secretary of state hillary clinton advisory board. you heard ambassador rice say that there has to be a clear and credible response. what should that be? >> well, we have a very strong resolution before the u.n. security council. it's likely china will try to water down those provisions but it's also certain that the provisions will pass. >> you don't think china will try to veto it? >> i don't think they will veto it. they don't want north korea doing this. >> china is the only ally that they really have. i wonder, do you think it's possible they didn't inform china in advance of the timing of this launch? >> it's possible they did not. people now suspect that the information that we had that north korea was moving its rocket, something was wrong with it, was it an intentional deceptiv
year, setting up a showdown with susan rice. it overseas the state department. if susan rice is nominated to be secretary of state, mccain would be in a position to question her during nomination hearings. mccain has been a big critic of rice, suggesting she misled the american public on the attack in benghazi. >>> check this out. a monkey in a coat. that's right, a monkey in a coat spotted roaming around an ikea in toronto a bunch of tweets went out, anyone lost their monkey? yes. the owner was apparently shopping and the monkey managed to get out of the crate and the car, and animal control captured the 7-month-old, darwin, and monkeys as pets are banned in canada, this monkey in a coat and apparently some kind of a diaper is now in a sanctuary. >> that's so sad. it looks kind of whacky and weirdly cute. but so sad. >> terrible. >>> let's talk about the fiscal cliff. we know they are talking, but we don't know what the president and house speaker john boehner are saying, they have been keeping fiscal cliff negotiations very quiet. the president doesn't have any public appea
: the likely short list to succeed secretary of state hillary clinton is politically charged. susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, is thought to be a leading contender. some republicans have been highly critical of rice following the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> when they go after the u.n. ambassador, apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they got a problem with me. >> senator mccain. >> thank you very much, mr. secreta secretary. >> reporter:. i. >> i think john kerry would be an excellent appointment and would be easily confirmed by his colleagues. >> reporter: it is a list that includes michelle flournoy who held the number three job at the pentagon. ashton carter is on the list, and former nebraska senator chuck hagel, a republican, could represent a reach across the aisle. >> we're in a much stronger position today as a country than we were in '07. >> reporter: treasury secretary tim geithner said he will stay at his post until at least inauguration. president obama's chief of staff jack lew is often named as a possible replacement. a poll
democrat isn't sweating ambassador susan rice's chances if she's nominated to be the next secretary of state. here's what senate majority whip dick durbin said on sunday's "meet the press." >> i think in the end some of the criticisms against her have been unwarranted, many have gone too far. there's a basic feeling of fairness. she's an extraordinary person. she's certainly well educated and has really served our nation well. >> rice has faced strong opposition from many republican lawmakers who have criticized her handling of the september attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi in libya, which killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >>> encouraging developments in the fight against leukemia. this is p happening at the university of pennsylvania where doctors are using gene therapy to eradicate certain types of blood cancers. this is done using the patient's immune system t-cells to personalize treatments. in cases involving terminally ill patients, three of them are now free of the disease. the findings considered very preliminary are already being presented by
susan rice talked to reporters outside the security council in new york. she's responding to north korea's launch of a long-range rocket that happened earlier today. here's what she said. >> the international community and our colleagues in the council have condemned this launch clearly and swiftly as a clear violation of u.n. security council resolutions 1718 and 1874. this launch comes only eight months after this council unanimously adopted a presidential statement making clear that any launch using ballistic missile technology, no matter how north korea chooses to characterize it, is, in fact, a serious violation of two security council resolutions. >> we're also following that shooting that occurred yesterday in an oregon mall. this is the latest information that we have from ofishes. they have identified the shooter as jacob tyler roberts, born march 16th, 1990. that makes him approximately 22 years old. according to officials, police say he shot himself as police converged on him in the mall. first, he actually came to the mall and went to the macy's and the food court, shot the v
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)